Alan James (poet)
Alan James is a South African writer, now living in Australia. A former law lecturer, and the founder of the poetry journal Upstream, he has published seven collections of poetry. In 1995, James received the Olive Schreiner Prize for Morning near Genandendal. m He has more recently published two volumes of day-to-day bible readings.
- The Dictator (1972)
- From Bitterfontein (1974)
- At a Rail Halt (1981)
- Producing the Landscape (1987)
- Morning Near Genadendal (1992)
- Ferry to Robben Island (1996)
- The First Bushman's Path: Stories, Songs and Testimonies of the /Xam of the northern Cape: versions with commentary (2001)
- "They will call him Immanuel" (2017)
- "The Messiah must suffer and rise" (2017)
James maintains a website at https://gospelreadings.wixsite.com/alanjames.
- Klemperer, Margaret (2002). "Preserving a lost culture". The Natal Witness, 7 March 2002, p. 11.
- English Academy of South Africa Newsletter 16, 1996, pg 3.